Journal of
Medicinal Plants Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Med. Plants Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0875
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMPR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 3786

Table of Content: August, 2021 ; 15(8)

August 2021

Traditional Chinese medicine Zizhu ointment alleviates inflammatory activity during wound healing in diabetic rats

Diabetic ulcers are a severe complication in patients with diabetes that often lead to amputation. The etiology of diabetes-induced wound healing impairment is multi-faceted. Persistent inflammation and deficient tissue regeneration have been suggested to impair wound healing in diabetes patients. Although new therapeutic approaches have been developed, many chronic wound treatments remain unsatisfactory, and more...

Author(s): Qiang Han, Liang Qin, Xiao Yang, Renyan Huang, Xiaoming Hu, Wenhui Li and Guobin Liu

August 2021

Comparative studies of antioxidant and anti-inflammatory potentials of ethanolic leaf extract of Sorghum bicolor and Zea mays

This study was designed to investigate the anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant potentials of leaf extracts of Zea mays (maize) and Sorghum bicolor (sorghum) with a view of utilizing them as herbal tea on the management and treatment of oxidant and inflammatory disorders. The powdered plant materials: (Z. mays, (30 g), S. bicolor (30 g), mixture (15 g of Z. mays + 15 g of S. bicolor) were soaked separately in 80% (v/v)...

Author(s): Morakinyo Adetoun Elizabeth, Salawudeen Hammed Opeyemi and Oyedapo Oluokun Oluboade

August 2021

Assessment of minimum growth conditions for in vitro conservation of Passiflora edulis Sims

Passiflora edulis Sims, besides having economic and social importance, is included in the medicinal plant list that is considered of interest by the Unified Health System (Sistema Único de Saúde – SUS). Due to its high nutritional value, this species is widely used in food, cosmetics and pharmaceutical industries. It also contains carotenoids, as well as passiflorine and maracugine, which have...

Author(s): Manuella Silva Oliveira Souza, Eldo Ciano da Silva, Gabriella Silva Oliveira Souza Ciano, Claudia Cecilia Blaszkowski de Jacobi, Josemário Santana Bonsucesso, Weliton Antonio Bastos de Almeida and Mariane de Jesus da Silva de Carvalho

August 2021

Chemical characterization and toxicological analyses of hydroalcoholic extracts from the stem and leaves of mangabeira (Hancornia speciosa Gomes) as a guide for the development of green cosmetics

The increasing interest in green cosmetics has a major influence on the cosmetics market, whether due to the incorporation of the functionalities of the extracts, or the substitution of synthetic ingredients with natural ones. Yet, the natural substances found in those products must be evaluated for their chemical characterization and toxicity. This study determined the chemical profile and assessed the toxicity of stem...

Author(s): Juliane Farinelli Panontin, Rafaela Pereira Neres, Rachel de Moura Nunes Fernandes, Elisandra Scapin, and Carla Simone Seibert